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Opportunity to Market Your Books!!

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Entries are now being accepted for the 2018 Whistler Independent Book Awards. Is your self-published fiction or literary non-fiction book one of the best in Canada? The Whistler Independent Book Awards are the only juried competition exclusively open to self-published Canadian authors, honouring the best in indie publishing.

Submit your book now for the 2018 awards. EVERY entry receives a valuable professional evaluation from the Award Selection Committee.

Prizes include:

  • Event and panellist participation at the 2018 Whistler Writers Festival
  • Book reviews from the 2018 judges
  • Book sales at the festival
  • Award stickers, national publicity and promotion
  • National book distribution and 100  free copies of the winning titles, branded as WIBA winners

Established in 2016, the Whistler Independent Book Awards are now recognized as one the the most prestigious national awards for self-published Canadian authors.

The rigorous judging process means each finalist and winner represents the best in professional-quality publishing.

2018 Judges
Nominees will again be judged by Canadian Authors-Metro Vancouver. We’re pleased to announce that returning to judge the finalists and select the winners are:
Gail Anderson-Dargatz (fiction)
Darcie Friesen Hossack (fiction)
JJ Lee (non-fiction)
Susan Oakey-Baker (non-fiction)

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